vitamer


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vitamer

[′vīd·ə·mər]
(biochemistry)
One of several very similar chemical compounds that can perform a specific vitamin function.
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The role of vitamers and, especially, [alpha]-tocopherol ([alpha]T) as an antioxidant, is based on the high stability of the [alpha]-tocopheroxyl radical, which can bind another radical, resulting in a non-radical product.
Stored plasma samples collected after diagnosis were analyzed for total folate (the sum of all folate vitamers), and the vitamers folic acid, tetrahydrofolic acid (THF), 5-methyl tetrahydrofolic acid, and 5-formylTHF/MeFox.
Regulation of biosynthesis genes and antioxidant properties of vitamin B6 vitamers during plant defense responses.
Vitamer, she says, offers biotin, alpha lipoic acid, whole psyllium husk and chromium.
For these 43 samples, concentrations of thiamine, TMP, and TDP were measured and total thiamine concentrations and the percentage distributions of the vitamers were calculated.
However, aging individuals cannot afford to wait as long as perhaps 10 years for the B6 vitamer pyridoxamine's availability due to pharmaceutical greed and the inefficient quagmire that characterizes the FDA drug approval process.
Encore is vigorously pursuing the use of this vitamer, specifically in conditions related to disordered sodium excretion (e.
Red blood cell folate vitamer distribution in healthy subjects is determined by the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and by the total folate status.
We tested linearity at concentrations greater than and less than endogenous vitamer concentrations (see the experimental section in the online Data Supplement).
Determination of the BZ vitamer flavin adenine dinucleotide in whole blood by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorometric detection.
6] vitamer concentrations before and after 3,14,28, and 84 days of treatment with PN (40 mg/day) in patients undergoing coronary angiography.